1980 - Volume #4, Issue #4, Page #30[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Stainless Steel Washer Is World's First
The water tank, fuel tank, coil compartment and tank separator are all made from stainless steel, versus the carbon steel used in most other hot-water, high-pressure washers. Many of the valves, along with the control panel, are also stainless steel.
"All high-pressure washers arĒ subject to tremendous corrosion from hot water, detergents and the petroleum fuel that fires them. Most any conventional steel washer will rust through eventually, and it usually happens at the worst possible time," says Mayer.
The new washer is available in four models, ranging from 144 gal. per hour at 1,000 psi, up to a 270 gal. per hour at 2,000 psi. Each has several new safety features, according to Mayer, including automatic shut-off switches, as well as a contact start-up prevent switch in case water supply to the pump at start-up is inadequate.
Prices range from $2,500 to $3,000. "The price is about $500 above the price for carbon steel washers. Anyone who's had a 'rust-out' knows it's worth the extra money," points out Mayer.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, American Kleaner, Mfg. Co., 9415 Kruse Rd., Pico Rivers, Calif. 90660 (ph 213 723-9395).
Click here to download page story appeared in.
Click here to read entire issue
To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.